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Culture surely a factor in higher suicide rates

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

The suicide of Robin Williams hit us in our national solar plexus. Unexpected and utterly bewildering to legions of fans of all age groups, political persuasions, and economic and educational levels, his untimely death stopped us cold, needing a seco…continue reading on

Demand for substance abuse counseling rising

January 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

Although down one-third of its staff, the need for substance abuse counseling provided by Badlands Human Service Center in Dickinson has increased with the area’s growing population. In order to meet the needs of southwestern North Dakota and to ma…continue reading on

Human service center loses substance abuse treatment license

September 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN – South Central Human Service Center’s license to provide substance abuse treatment will be suspended starting Monday, leaving some people unsure how to continue treatment. Continue Reading

At Augsburg, students balancing books and sobriety

September 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

As college students head back to school this week, a small incoming class at Augsburg College is trying to do it sober. The two dozen new students in the school’s StepUP program have all struggled with substance abuse. Continue Reading

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Lesser-known issues face North Dakota

December 23, 2010 in INFORUM

Topics include mental health/substance abuse services

BISMARCK Proposed laws and changes to existing laws are stacking up with less than two weeks to go until the 2011 North Dakota Legislature begins. Continue Reading

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